Join Diana Weynand for an in-depth discussion in this video Incorporating sound effects, part of Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X v10.0.9.
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Throughout this documentary, you edited farmers market B-roll clips with their natural sound.…But some of the clips in the farmers market contain music playing in the background that…you might not have permission to use.…So what do you do when you want to use clips with a natural sound but not the original…sound, and especially not with music?…You find other sound options and marry them to the clip.…In this particular project there's just one clip.…This is a clip of the crowd. Let's take a listen.…(music playing)…So, you hear some music.…
And let's say that we don't have permission to use that music but that we might want to…use this particular clip.…Well, what we want to do is we want to edit sound from other clips, the length of this clip.…So if we want to edit to the links, we need to mark the clip.…Now notice, that selecting the clip and having a yellow outline is not the same as marking…it because there are no handles.…If I press X, that marks an in and out around the selected clip and notice now we have the handles.…
This course is part of a series that looks at documentary editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and organizing footage
- Pulling selects and focusing ideas
- Assembling scenes into rough cuts
- Creating a title graphic sequence
- Animating images
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files